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Facing the greatest emergency in all its history', our government is look
ing directly to every one of us for a responsible action . . action coming
out of an earnest willingness to do all that is humanly possible.
The Norfolk Southern Bus Corporation has rolled up its sleeves and
tackled the big problem with two-fisted action. First, it is striving for
conservation of all strategic materials so badly needed on the war front
and in maintaining the vital supporting factors back home. Secondly,
the Norfolk Southern Bus Corporation is exerting every energy, every
intelligence, every resource at its command and unlimited capital in
maintaining an effective and courteous service in the operation of its
lines, recognizing the importance of the fast dispatch of service men to
the induction centers and the accommodations essential civilian traf
fic is entitled to under existing conditions.
There may have been inconveniences due to crowded buses; schedules
may have been irregular, but the Norfolk Southern Bus Corporation,
with a thoughtful and active cooperation 011 the part of the general pul>
lic promises to do its share and more in helping to relieve the emergen
cy now staring America in the face. Bus manufacturers are husilv en
gaged in producing war materials and it is exceedingly diffieult to get
new buses. But despite these obstacles and difficulties we have added
new seliedules and generally improved our service.
It is icith keen appreciation that this company acknowledges the splen
did cooperation accorded it by the people of this section, and uith a
continuation of that cooperation tee feel confident that ice can continue
to serve you efficiently and effectivly as in the past.